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  • Bibliography:
    11 Books
  • First Book:
    May 1986
  • Latest Book:
    October 2010
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Multi-Author Series List

The Rats of NIMH

Racso and the Rats of NIMH (May-1986)
RT, Margaret, and The Rats of NIMH (1990)

Book List in Order: 11 titles

  • The superintelligent rats of MRS. FRISBY AND THE RATS OF NIMH are back! Racso, a young city rat, has run away from home to join the famous rats of NIMH in their secret community, Thorn Valley. Racso wants to escape a dark secret in his past -- and h...

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    Some secrets may be too powerful to keep. When Margaret and her younger brother, Artie, get lost in the woods on a family camping trip, they are rescued by rats -- the superintelligent rats of NIMH. Taken into the rat's community, the childrenare ...

  • FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Lost in the North Woods, Margaret and her shy, mute brother, RT, are saved and nurtured by the rats of NIMH, but a return to civilization could mean the end of the world of NIMH should the children divulge the s...

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    They changed the way he saw the world... Maxine, short and stocky, with her dark glasses and strange hat and weaving walk, was called the crazy lady. Ronald, with his eyes open wide and his mouth always parted as if he were about to speak, was her...

  • "A truly riparian book, with surging rapids and reflective pools, challenging whitewater and quiet sunny coves. Its denizens are thorny, believable, and sympathetic, it solutions authentically untidy. Use ... as a lure for young readers." --Bulle...

  • Frankie tags along when his older brother and cousin go out to steal bicycles from people in the "rich" part of town. On the spur of the moment, his cousin steals a pet rabbit from a stranger's backyard and gives it to Frankie. Frankie takes the ...

  • A moving story of the strength and fragility of children in difficult situations, and of the power of imagination.

    Twelve-year-old Dawn is spending the summer on her aunt and uncle's farm while her mother recovers from a serious operation ...

  • Earth isn’t just another planet -- it might be a place to call home

    In Oluu’s world, the young are programmed to take advice from the Wise Ones, load it into their systems, and follow it. Oluu does not always run so smoothly, and the Wise ...

  • I'm afraid, but I can't call Mom or Dad, 'cause Jerry might wake up. If I try to tell Shannon, she puts a pillow over her head, 'cause she doesn't like to talk about Mr. Healy. She says remembering him makes her sad.
    "Charlie," he whispers.

  • Impetuous (Impy) Roach and his pals Shiny and Demo are pests. Or so the humans would have you think. They're young roaches, after all. The adult roaches don't seem to care much about their contributions either--at least not in important matters tha...

  • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ORVILLE is a boy without a care in the world. He has his own pony, he's caught the eye of the charming girl next door, and he can buy chocolates by the fistful. But one day his mother sends him on an errand in town, and suddenly Ben...

Award-Winning Books by Jane Leslie Conly

Crazy Lady!
1997 Virginia Readers Choice Award -- Middle School

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Jane Leslie Conly has published 11 books.

Jane Leslie Conly does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Murder Afloat, was published in October 2010.

The first book by Jane Leslie Conly, Racso and the Rats of NIMH, was published in May 1986.

No. Jane Leslie Conly does not write books in series.